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Updated to Q2 2017
Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) domestic prices throughout Latin America at mid-June 2017 were assessed lower compared with prices in late March, driven by substantial price decreases for the resin and precursors in Asia and in the US.
The exception was Argentina, where PET prices remained steady for the same period. In Brazil, import-parity policies establish Brazilian prices in a close relationship to PET prices in Asia.
North American demand for bottled drinks, preforms and PET resin remained soft but was expected to rise with the peak season for bottled drinks as summer began in the US and Mexico.
In contrast, cold weather and weak economies in Argentina and Brazil tempered demand throughout the production chain. However, the economies of the two countries, as well as PET demand, are projected to recover and improve as the year progresses.
The Latin American Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) report covers domestic and spot prices in the region.
Producers, consumers and traders all have an interest in our timely information to help them make the best informed decisions.
To prepare the Latin American PET report, ICIS talks to buyers, producers and traders throughout the region. ICIS also includes a brief comment on other global regions which play a role in developments in Latin America. A continuous dialogue is maintained week to week with market participants.
Our PET report stands out because unlike our competitors ICIS publishes weekly.
ICIS communicates with participants on both sides of negotiations. Buyer and trader commentary is also very relevant to the PET market and to our reports.
ICIS collects pricing data on a wide range of chemical, energy and fertilizer products, including Polyethylene terephthalate. Our extensive experience in price reporting means we can offer you access to historical data dating back more than 20 years for certain commodities.
Our time series of pricing data enables you to build and model trends, to get a view of where markets might be heading. The data service includes charting functionality, allowing you to chart and download multiple data series for manipulation in your own internal models. You can also export data to Excel via the ICIS dashboard service.
ICIS price assessments are based on information gathered from a wide cross-section of the market, comprising consumers, producers, traders and distributors from more than 250 reporters world-wide. Confirmed deals, verified by both buyer and seller, provide the foundation of our price assessments.
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